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. >>> for the first time we're hearing from a pakistani girl who was shot by the taliban. taliban. >> i can see you. i can see everyone, and today i can see and i'm getting better day by day. >> the militant group claiming responsibility said they went after her because she promoted girl's ed scags and western think -- education and western thinking. she even made the short list for "time" magazine's person of the year. >>> students are putting their talents to good use. our education reporter sherrie johnson shows how they're making a difference. >> reporter: members of the laser club are hard at work. these students make anything from cabinets to chairs. the list just got a little larger thanks to city school administrators. they bought a state of the art laser machine for students. they said it raise great to see a what city students can do. >> we want them to be prepared for the future, their job. they will learn everything they need to learn on the job. they need to be able to show their employability skills. >> reporter: carve ver's laser skill has a partnership with habitat for humanity, privat
-- today, your life is short but if you criticize the pashtuns, the taliban will come factory. i want asked abdul, the have protection if you say something that the taliban does not like? because we know karzai's brother was a big man in afghanistan and anytime someone criticized, that person never sees the day of life again. afghanis are good people, but the reality of freedom of press to me is like a joke. you cannot have freedom of press in afghanistan rid afghanistan is based on tripe. -- based on tribes. host: can you hang on the line while we get an answer and then come back to you? guest: i think what john is saying is really not the reality of afghanistan. i would put it this way. i don't know if he can get the kind of subscription we have in afghanistan. you can go to my facebook, twitter, and also to my blog and see what i am doing. how i as a reporter, in a normal citizen, a journalist, criticize the government, criticized karzai, criticized -- the way people are somehow creating the problems, it does not mean what they are pashtuns or -- anyone, criticizing just coming and killi
the taliban shot a 15-year-old girl in the head. but now, she is speaking out for the first time. >> today you can see that i'm alive. i can see. i can see you. i can see everyone. >> she says god gave her a second life. in october, taliban militants fired a bullet into her head on a school bus. before the assassination attempt, she had been on the stage winning awards for taking a brave stand against the taliban. she fought for the education of women, something the group tried to end. she vows she will return to pakistan. >> my mission is the same, to help people. and i will do that. >> taliban insurgents threatened to target her again. she is getting medical treatment in britain. she's expected to remain there for sometime. >>> new tonight at 11:00, the daughter that strawn thurman kept secret more than 70 years has died. her name is essie may washington williams and she didn't tell anybody who her dad was until he died ten years ago. she said she did not want to damage his political career. when thurman was in his 20's he growth his family's black made pregnant. >>> still ahead the ravens r
in a decade. >> oh. >> also ahead the pakistani girl shot in the head by the taliban vows not to stop campaigning for the rights of all girls to get an education. >> could you feed your belly on five bucks a day? that's the average budget for someone on snap which used to be food stamps. hundreds of people in montgomery county are taking the ch >>> so what's the weekly food budget for your family, 100 bucks, 200, even more? >> could you survive on a 1/4 of that? bruce leshan is live in rockville to show us how for a lot of people in the region there's no other choice. bruce? >> reporter: yeah, lesli, we are talking about snap, the federal program that used to be called food stamps, $4.28, that's the average daily benefit per person and 20 million children across the country depend on it even here in prosperous montgomery county one in three schoolchildren using snap. >> i'm ready to go. >> reporter: montgomery county councilwoman valerieer vin is lead -- valerie erwin is leading the snap challenge. hundreds of people are voluntarily trying to shop for food for five days on $5 a day.
bob woodruff abc news new york. >> all the taliban did was create a hero. >> simply remarkable. >>> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, the baltimore ravens are in for another busy day. the city celebrating with a big parade. >> a little less than an inch. >> don't be surprised if you see more salt on the ground ben snow today -- than snow. many people wondering about that. i am scott thuman. >> i am cynne simpson. we will get to storm march coverage with jacqui jeras. where is the snow? >> it already moved through here. it went through hagerstown and martinsburg and they got a good testing. one or two inches in the panhandle of west virginia. the system fizzled around a d.c., so we came up with a lot of nothing. weak clippers sometimes fizzle as they move over the mountains. we do have another one waiting in the wings, so we expect another light snow showers or riflery's late tonight. most of that will stay to our north this time around. -- light sno
yousufzai, the 15-year-old pakistani girl shot by the taliban last october in the head. she is speaking out publicly for the first time since the attack and this defiant teenager said she's going to keep campaigning for girls education. that is the issue that triggered the taliban attack and she thanked all those who have been praying for her. >> god has given me this new life and this is a second life. this is a new life and i want to serve. i want to serve the people and i want every girl, every child to be educated. >> now the doctors have been treating malala at a hospital in england. they've reconstructed part of her skull and implanted a hearing device in her left ear and are confident she'll be back in school very soon. >>> more help could come to d.c. hospitals. council chairman phil mendelson joined more than 200 registered nurses to introduce the patient protection act. this would require hospitals to keep a minimum nurse to patient ratio. more than half of d.c. nurses responding to a 2012 survey said hospital staffing is inadequate. >> i think this bill is common sense. i think t
teenager shot by the taliban releases her video statement since attack. the message to girls around the world. >> and taking a look right now at san francisco skyway. traffic is very heavy and wars trying to make their way east z for cars on the right, perhaps trying to get down to 49ers headquarters. it's slow going. >> yes. on that subject back out tloif 49er headquarters. a large group of fans waited for hours to see niners. at san jose international airport. fan >>> one thing is certain, the team's last season at candle stick park. the 69,000 seat stadium hosted championship games and world series games and the beatles last concert. the corporation is already making plans to demolish the stick and may happen shortly after the final home game, next year. >> a vacant stadium is not good for anyone. and repurposing the site is a good thing for stit. >> the city is looking for a way to sell stadium seats to fans. the 49ers will start playing at their new stadium by the 2014 season. >> no charges for giants loser sergio romo, the district attorney confirmed will.dg not prosecute romo
the inspiring, young girl targeted by the taliban, just because she wanted an education. >> abc's bob woodruff spoke to the girl's father about her surgeries and the challenges that lie ahead. >> reporter: malala's journey from this to this is nothing short of a miracle. and for the first time, people heard her voice. >> today, you can see that i'm alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone. and i'm getting better day by day. it's just because of the prayers of people. >> reporter: prayers and letters sent to this young girl who became a symbol of hope. she was just 12 when the taliban shut down her school. the public crusade began. >> i have the right of education. i have the right to play. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak. >> reporter: her actions made her a target. last october, on her way home from school, she was brutally attacked. gunmen entered her van and shot her at point-blank range in the head. she was medevaced to england in critical condition. but she refused to die. the bullet glanced off her skull, traveled down her cheek a
that in total to our adversaries. in this case, it is the taliban. to get to your point about afghanistan being a base for al qaeda, it has been the goal of the administration to eliminate afghanistan as a base for al qaeda and similar elements. it remains to be seen if they can do that. a drawdown will make it more difficult for us to accomplish that in the long run. host: a couple comments on twitter, asking questions about positive accomplishments. guest: the surge was designed to replicate what happened in iraq. in iraq, you had a situation with the anbar awakening. you had the situation, being in, using local forces in order to gain the upper hand against the extremists, whether they were affiliated with al qaeda or were local sympathizers with saddam hussein. that basically worked from a military perspective. when you go to afghanistan, the time when general petraeus became the commander, the attempt was made to replicate what happened. the results were mixed. you had similar afghan units in several provinces that have been turned into a pretty decent area of success for our research effo
news. >> the young pakistani girl, the taliban wanted dead has just taken a new step towards a full recovery. the latest on the teenager known by her first name around the world. and what doctors are doing to make her life a little bit more normal. and cats usually aren't too crazy about being in the water. so why is this guy swimming? [ coughs ] [ angry gibberish ] i took something for my sinus, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] a lot of sinus products don't treat cough. they don't? [ male announcer ] nope, but alka seltzer plus severe sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ breathes deeply ] ♪ oh, what a relief it is! [ angry gibberish ] [ male announcer ] when you wear dentures you may not know it, but your mouth is under attack. food particles infiltrate and bacteria proliferate. ♪ protect your mouth, with fixodent. the adhesive helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. ♪ nfc, afc, offensive lineman, defensive tackles, quarterbacks and cornerbacks ar
pakistani girl shot by the taliban. her first message to the public next. >>> it's all about safety on the slopes. this will be a must-see report card for skiers and boarders he is pegs ly for parents. >> the first ever grading system every ski resort in the state has. >> reporter: only one ski resort in the state got an "f" for safety and the highest mark was a "b." we took to the slopes to get a firsthand look at hazards this new report identifies. >> this is a fixed cable. >> reporter: from cables at neck height. run down chair lifts to exposed metal poles. >> who is going to hit it downhill? >> reporter: a former ski patroller who has been involved in several injury lawsuits against the industry. >> the fences and the hazard marking and the signing and all that stuff is up there. but when you look at it closely, some of it's incredibly dangerous. >> reporter: to help people know about potential dangers on the mountain, he led a team of researchers who made unannounced visits to every ski area. his findings became the basis to this report card by the ski and snowboard foundation.
, the taliban wanted dead has just taken a new step towards a full recovery. the latest on the teenager known by her first name around the world. and what doctors are doing to make her life a little bit more normal. and cats usually aren't too crazy about being in the water. so why is this guy swimming? [ coughs ] [ angry gibberish ] i took something for my sinus, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] a lot of sinus products don't treat cough. they don't? [ male announcer ] nope, but alka seltzer plus severe sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ breathes deeply ] ♪ oh, what a relief it is! [ angry gibberish ] [ male announcer ] when you wear dentures you may not know it, but your mouth is under attack. food particles infiltrate and bacteria proliferate. ♪ protect your mouth, with fixodent. the adhesive helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. ♪ nfc, afc, offensive lineman, defensive tackles, quarterbacks and cornerbacks are all living united. to ensure the academic
countries -- others injured. >> the team shot by taliban military is making a strong recovery and speaking out -- about the ideal. -- about the ordeal. she had reconstructive surgery in england this weekend and doctors say say she is making great progress. >> i am alive. i can see you. i could see everyone. today, i am getting better day by day. >> she used this ordeal to set up an education fund for young girls. doctors say she is expected to fully recover. she is wise beyond her years. >> absolutely. >> coming up at noon, it does not look like much now but this skull was one of the most powerful men in england. we will tell you who belongs to and a very odd place where it was found. >> in an effort to rebuild after hurricane sandy one key player is suggesting to people not to rebuild. why new york is looking to reclaim. >> death of an american woman traveling abroad in turkey. >> here is a live look outside where we are getting ready potential for more snow. jacqui jeras will tell >> you are watching abc 7 news at noon with scott thuman and cynne simpson. this is abc 7 news at noon. on y
the baltimore taliban element high school. andres alonso recommended closing all four schools, -- baltimore palin development high school id andres alonso recommended closing all four schools, citing poor performance. >> increase in chances of rain this afternoon. we have seen a couple of sprinkles popup in the baltimore metro area. but the real precipitation is still further west in west virginia. temperatures are well above the freezing mark. upper 30's as you head into the northwest suburbs. for your evening, low 40's this afternoon, with rain, and changing to rain and snow by the evening hours, becoming all snow after 9:00 p.m. temperatures are still pretty mild. it will be hard to accumulate. we will have details coming up. >> of fire. end to a 10-day manhunt. x-lapd officer christopher dorner was found barricaded inside a remote northern california cabin. the standoff ended when the cabin burned to the ground, but police have been unable to confirm that the charred remains inside it are those of dorner. ofdorner's nine-day reign terror across southern california may have come to an en
, in part, to show the afghan people that he is in charge, but this province is a taliban stronghold, one of the hottest combat areas in afghanistan, so if karzai is playing politics here, it's an extremely dangerous game. now, president obama has already announced that 34,000 american troops, half the total american -- from afghanistan by the end of this year, but if u.s. forces are prevent from executing their mission, you may start to hear calls from washington to bring home all american forces sooner than planned. lester. >> thank you. >>> up next here tonight, the pope and his last sunday appearance. but we can still help you see your big picture. with the fidelity guided portfolio summary, you choose which accounts to track and use fidelity's analytics to spot trends, gain insights, and figure out what you want to do next. all in one place. i'm meredith stoddard and i helped create the fidelity guided portfolio summary. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> this was a bittersweet day at the vati
of the pakistani schoolgirl shot by the taliban after two big operations. malala yousafzai was shot of by the taliban for saying girls should be allowed an education. surgeons in birmingham reconstructed her skull. >>> a recovery from super bowl fever. scientists say football fans who spent weeks of gearing up for big game may suffer from an imbalance of dopamine in the brain now that the season is over. some fans may need to watch reruns of the big game to ease themselves back into normal life. >> there's a syndrome for everything these days. wow, all right. >>> if you missed any of the action last night from the super bowl, we have all the highlights now from espn. >>> welcome to your "sportscenter" update, i'm jorge andres. the harbowl. super bowl xlvii. jim harbaugh and the 49ers taking on john harbaugh and the baltimore ravens. we pick it up in the second quarter. ravens up 14-3, joe flacco, looking to go deep. finds jacoby jones. he had one catch in the entire game. but guess what, a 56-yard touchdown. ravens up, 21-6 at the half. opening kickoff, the second half, san francisc
from afghanistan. afghan president hamid karzai said the negotiating office for the taliban would open in qatar. there won't be until qatar meets demands. >> a detroit high school basketball coach is being questioned as he shot two teenagers who tried to rob him after the game. he was escorting two students to the cars when the teen boys ambushed him with guns. the coach pull oed out his own n and shot both of them. one died and the other is in critical condition. they are investigating whether or not the coach will face charges. a ban to ban gender specific language one step closer to becoming a law. freshman. penmanship will all be a thing of the past if this passes. >> right now it is a heated debate in the state senate words like clergyman, fireman and policeman have been eliminate. . some say there are more important things to focus on than jobs and the economy. >> sounds like they have too much time on their hands. >>> the 9th annual puppy bowl. >> how sdou decide that. >> the schnauzer won for taking on puppies twice her size. the puppy bowl refs calls her athletic and she ran f
sense of passion and a sense of purpose. >> that's right, targeted by the taliban for wanting to go to school. abc's bob woodruff has the story. >> reporter: malala yousufzai's journey from this to this is nothing short of a miracle. and for the first time, you heard her voice. >> today you can see that i am alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone. and i am getting better day by day. it is just because of the prayers of people. >> reporter: prayers and letters sent to this young girl who became a symbol of hope. she was just 12 when the taliban shut down her school and the public crusade. >> i have the right to play, talk, speak. >> reporter: her actions made her a target. last october on the way home from school she was brutally attacked. gunmen entered her van and shot her at point-blank range in the head. she was medivacted to england in critical condition. she refused to die. the bullet glanced her skull, traveled down her cheek and into her shoulder. incredibly didn't enter her brain. as her story spread so did her following. i spoke with her father, a schoolteach
a taliban terrorist in california, pay raise. no, freeze for three years. over the last five years one i.c.e. agent killed, one secret service agent killed, three a.t.f. agents killed, one d.e.a. agent killed, two u.s. marshals killed, air traffic controller to put the safety for my family and your family and our constituents as they fly through the sky, the n.i.h. my family has been devastated my cancer. my father died at cancer. my mother died of cancer and it's impacted on my family. dr. collins, who mapped the human genome system that will save many of you and your lives and your sons and daughters because of basically following that system, working on liver cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, which my mom died off. dr. collins and his team will have been frozen for three years. nasa, we just went through the 10th anniversary of the challenger explosion. those astronauts that sit on that rocket, those and now in the future, if you have a nasa facility in your district and they sit on that rocket to go up, they froze for three years. firefighters out in the west wh
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the nra still wield all the power it once did in washington? and the voice the taliban tried to silence. the inspiration and recovery of mulala. for the first time today she is speaking out in her own words. this is an dre mitchell reports only on msnbc. ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. some brokerage firms are. but way too many aren't. why? because selling their funds makes them more money. which makes you wonder. isn't that a conflict? go to e-trade. we've got over 8,000 mutual funds and not one of them has our name on it. e-trade. less for us. more for you. >>> in our headlines today, funeral services are being held today in new york city for the long-time mayor ed koch at a manhattan synagogue. his coffin was draped with the new york city flag as president bill clinton led other political figures in praising the street-wise mayor for his political accumin. >> i don't think i ever
region of south waziristan. the pakistani taliban claims responsibility. they say the attack is revenge for two drone strikes that killed two of their leaders. two militants also died in the atta attack. >>> also new this morning, north korea is renewing threats against the united states. the country is promising to retaliate against the u.s. for having so-called double standards after neighboring country south korea launched a rocket this week. washington condemned north korea's rocket launch in december but not south korea's launch. north korea hassed no said how it will retaliate. u.s. and south korean diplomats claim north korea used bann enn missile technology. >>> right now, vice president joe biden is meeting with leaders in germany. earlier this morning, he talked about iran's nuclear ambitions at a security conference in munich. he says there's still room for diplomacy if iran is willing to make a good faith effort. >>> today marks one year since the murder of a transgender woman in northeast d.c. mayor vincent gray will be among those attending a vigil today at the bus stop wh
are hearing from the young girl shot in the head by the taliban for advocating. malala was on her way home from school. she was shot in the head. continues to fight for her cause. >> all of them have prayed for me. and because of these prayers god has given me this new life. and this is the second life. this is a new life. and i want to serve. i want to serve the people and i want every girl, every child to be educated. >> malala writes a blog about life. made the short list for person of the year 2012. her shooting brought attention to the struggle for women's rights in that country. >>> just ahead here, inside a brand new facility designed to help families of wounded warriors. ooh kfc. hey, you're supposed to wait for everybody. you know what, while we're waiting why don't we play a game of hide and seek? right now? yeah go hide. go on buddy. one, two... [ son ] come and find me! three! [ son ] are you even looking for me? i am looking! [ male announcer ] bite-sized chicken's grown up. kfc bites. freshly hand-breaded big bites of premium breast meat, seasoned in the colonel's original re
to drive faster now? >>> and the young girl who took on the taliban and survived reaches a new milestone today. >> i can see everyone, and today i can see -- and i'm getting better day by day. >>> and live pictures at bwi. the ravens have landed back in baltimore gearing up for that celebration starting in city hall and through the streets of the city. we'll be right back back after this short break to see them get off >>> onto the cabin there, joe and company about to deplane, as we say. they are heading home after their big victory in new orleans. again, a big parade on tap for tomorrow about 11:00. >>> all right. so there are more romantic ways to get diamonds and jewelry. you don't have to do a smash-and-grab. that's what happened today. some men armed with hammers robbed a jewelry store at the fashion center in pentagon city mall in arlington this morning. jackie bensen is live with the latest on this. of course we understand they went for the best stuff. >> that's right, wendy, they went straight for the rings, taking 27 of them, and police have noted this crime's proximity to vale
for the first time. she survived a taliban assassination attempt. coming up, what malala has to say to the public.  >>> congratulations on a great championship. the ravens are world champions. >> that's right. victory for the baltimore ravens. they beat the 49ers 34-31. i don't think we've said the score that much this morning. >> 34-31 in what became a close superbowl. not all about the game, of course. >> of course not. the championship is known for the commercials. a superbowl for advertisers. >> which companies came out the winners? director with white and partners joins us now. good to see you. >> once again, the overriding theme was comedy. let's make people laugh. give me your overall impression? >> i think for me the game started off slow. and the commercials one of those years when neither the game or the advertising looked like it was going to be that entertaining. the budwieser voodoo kicked in. and the game was good. >> what did you think about the steve ee wonder? i didn't know who it was at first. he didn't look like himself. >> it was okay. didn't
woman shot in the head by the taliban for supporting girls education. her name is malala yousufzai. she was on her way home last october from school when two men asked her by name and shot her in the head and neck. despite surgery and months of rehabilitation the teenage activist has not given up. >> all of them have prayed for me and because of these prayers and because of these prayers god has given me this new life and this is the 2nd life. this is a new life and i -- second life. this is a new life and i want to serve. i want to serve the people and i want every girl, every child, to be educated. >> wow, she's got an incredible spirit. malala made the short list for time magazine's person of the year in 2012. she writes a blog about life under the taliban in pakistan. her shooting led to national outrage and attention to the struggle for women's rights. >>> tonight on the news edge video that's hard to watch and impossible to forget, why police charged a maryland caregiver with abuse after fding this video on youtube. >> and nurses meet with the d.c. council to save their overwhelme
a nato attack that took out top taliban leaders. three commanders, including a notorious al qaeda linked military leader were killed in the air raid. officials say five children and four women also died in that attack. nato is investigating. the mission supported u.s. and afghan forces on the ground in the taliban-controlled area. angie goff at the live dress being, news 4. >>> a much quieter french quarter this morning. cleaning crews have taken the place of crowds on bourbon street. an estimated million people traveled there this year. it helped to generate $144 million for the gulf coast economy. >>> churches across the d.c. area will celebrate ash wednesday and the beginning of lent. hundreds are expected in st. matthew in dupont circle. that's where archbishop of washington will lead a mass after noon today. the symbolic marking on the forehead represents repentance. it's a time of spiritual reflection. >>> one church will try to accommodate christians. st. george's pipst episcopal will offer ashes to go outside the clarendon and virginia metro stops during the morning and evening c
, the odds became clear. these 53 americans were surrounded by more than 300 taliban fighters. what happened next has been described as one of the most intense battles of the entire war in afghanistan. the attackers had the advantage, a high ground, the mountains above. and they run the machine -- they were unleashing everything they had, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, snipers taking aim. to those americans coming -- to those americans down below, the fire was coming from every direction. they had never seen anything like it. with gun packed -- with gunfire impacting all around them, clinton raised to one of the barracks machine guns. he took aim at one of the enemy teams and took it out. a rocket-propelled grenade exploded, sending shrapnel into his hip, his arm, and into his neck. but he kept fighting, disregarding his own wound, and tending to an injured conrad instead. then over the radio came words no soldier ever wants to hear. enemy in the wire. the taliban had penetrated the camp and were taking over buildings. the combat was close, as taught -- at times as close as 10 feet. whe
by the taliban has had major surgery and in the u.k. she was airlifted to britain in october after being targeted for promoting growth and education. doctors worked on reconstructing her skull and restoring hearing. they say she is making good progress. successful projects raise awareness and millions of dollars. it does not necessarily help the cause. >> inside a small london shop, something rather peculiar is going on. and walnuts are meeting their doom and one by one. this is a hard edge of their battle against prostate cancer in the u.k. chris adams has the disease and is the trustee for the charity. >> there has been a significant increase in the awareness of prostate cancer. we have not cracked a walnut and yet, but we are working on it. >> smashing nuts may seem like an odd way to fight the disease, but so is growing a mustache or getting a 69-year-old grammy on board or dressing up in costumes to run yourself to exhaustion. these are always charities have chosen to get themselves notice. it is very business minded, and is working. >> they try to build an identity. they are trying to engag
sergeant was among 50 u.s. troops that came under attack by hundreds of taliban fighters in 2009. ramisha repeatedly risked his life in a long day fire fight. he also led others to safety and helped recover the bodies of fallen soldiers. >>> in health watch tonight, a new study out today confirms what we have known for quite some time. americans are eating too much salt. but as allison harmlan reports, some packaged foods are now getting some help. >> when i go into the supermarket i look at the package and look at the sodium. if the sodium is extremely high i don't buy the food. >> reporter: salt in packaged foods is to blame for 45% of our salt intake. 21 food companies including kraft, heinz and subway got together in washington to announce they've lowered salts in their products. >> the changes are going to have a big impact on the public's health. >> reporter: most people consume a tablespoon a day which is much more than recommended. >> lowering sodium is really the goal that you want to have to lower blood pressure then prevent stroke
gallant try in 2009. he is credited with rallying his units to repel an attack by taliban insurgents. >>> dozens of local national guard troops are heading to a new assignment. family and friends bid farewell to the soldiers. the guard unit will work at guantanamo bay, cuba, their deployment is expected to last about 10 months. >>> a former maryland first lady may now be eyeing her own political career. john leopold, who is a republican, resigned after being convicted of misconduct in office recently. the county council has 30 days to fill the seat with another republican. applications need to be submitted by noon friday. >>> it is time for a special your money report. >> yes, sir ca spoke with an expert about this year's valentine's day trends. >> reporter: valentine's day is right around the corner. have you figured out what to get your sweetie yet? joining us to set expectations we have senior editor of tell me not's real deal. you have a new poll? >> we were so curious to see what consumers are spending and wishing for around valentine's day. what we found this year is people hav
rights remains strong. several months after the taliban tried to kill her. militants in pakistan shot youssef yin the head last fall. in a first video statement, she said she is alive thanks to good and all the people around the world who parade for her. >> the things they the my mission is the same to help people. and i will do that. >> she was air lifted to the united kingdom after the shooting. she is expected to stay there for some time while she recovers. doctors are hopeful she will be able to go back to school soon. >> i bet she will. that is one fierce 15-year-old girl. doug is here with more about our weather. nothing to get too excited about, huh? >> no. >> not yet. >> no. you know, all of the snow. we had a lot of snow. saturday, sunday. a lot of people trying to get excited. a lot of people saying, we going to have delays tomorrow? my answer all along. no. nothing out there coming down across much of the area. we have flurries. shower activity in parts of the region. once again most are not seeing much at all from this storm. a very weak clipper system. that moved on throu
is a good idea. >>> the school girl shot by the taliban is recovering in england. moments ago, a video of malala was released. she is getting better day by day. >>> and the 500-year-old remains of richard iii have been confirmed. the skeleton was found underneath a parking lot. >>> retailers, banks and shoppers are adjusting to life without the penny as ottawa phases out the coin starting today. some are spending hundreds of thank you thousands of dollars to revamp the system. the penny is being pha >>> we are looking at a log of fog around bay area. some places seeing visibilities less than an 1/8 of a mile. being to take time for that to break up. temperatures until the 30s and the 40s. i think by the afternoon, the fog will be sitting out toward the coastline. it will keep you cool there as well. only in the 50s. 60s in the bay and the valley. next couple of days, chance of showers returns on thursday. >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by subway restaurants. subway build your better breakfast breakfast. >>> navy s.e.a.l. chris kyles
. doctors in great britain plan to update the condition of the pakistani schoolgirl shot by the taliban after two big operations. malala was shot by the taliban because she wanted an education. surgeons in birmingham reconstructed her skull and restored her hearing in what may be her final two operations. good to see that she's doing better. >> remarkable young lady. that's for sure. >>> and the latest now on the fatal shooting of former navy s.e.a.l. and "american sniper" author chris kyle and his friend at a texas gun range. the suspect also an iraqi war vet apparently suffered from mental health issues and is now on suicide watch. with more on this here's abc's ryan owens. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle was such a good shot he once hit a target more than a mile away. but police say it was a bullet fired at point blank range that ended the life of the husband and father of two. >> i'm a better husband and father than i was a killer. >> reporter: the 38-year-old died at a place he should have felt comfortable. this gun range southwest of dallas. and detectives say
. and this is the second life, this is a new life. and i want to serve. i want to serve the people. >> the taliban shot malala at point-blank range to stop her work. >>> also in britain, researchers said dna tests indicate beyond a reasonable doubt that skeletal remains found under a parking lot are those of king richard iii. the skull had a large hole in it consistent with reports the king was killed after suffering a blow on the battlefield. >>> and in pakistan, government officials say a multi million dollars amusement park will be built in the town where osama bin laden was killed. two years ago u.s. navy seals stormed osama bin laden's compound and osama bin laden was killed. >>> the late south carolina senator strong thurmon was found. >> my father's name was james thurmon. >> reporter: she did not go public until the age of 33. in 1948, strong thurman ran for president. washington williams died yesterday at the age of 97. >>> the james irvine foundation handed out grants to three nonprofits from the bay area. one of them jose quinonez delivers financial help. >> they have to pull into resources
to serve. i want to serve the people. >> the taliban shot malala at point-blank range to stop her work. >>> also in britain, researchers said dna tests indicate beyond a reasonable doubt that skeletal remains found under a parking lot are those of king richard iii. the skull had a large hole in it consistent with reports the king was killed after suffering a blow on the battlefield. >>> and in pakistan, government officials say a multi million dollars amusement park will be built in the town where osama bin laden was killed. two years ago u.s. navy seals stormed osama bin laden's compound and osama bin laden was killed. >>> the late south carolina senator strong thurmon was found. >> my father's name was james thurmon. >> reporter: she did not go public until the age of 33. in 1948, strong thurman ran for president. washington williams died yesterday at the age of 97. >>> the james irvine foundation handed out grants to three nonprofits from the bay area. one of them jose quinonez delivers financial help. >> they have to pull into resources and that's how they invest credit. >> reporte
. he was among about 50 u.s. troops that came under attack by hundreds oh of taliban fighters in 2009. officials say he risked his life to lead overs to safety and recovered the bodies of fallen soldiers. >>> in today's health watch researchers are examining a new pill that may be able to slim down your waistline. it reverses obesity and diabetes. it's been used the treat canker sores in the u.s.. it was tested on mice. researchers say more study is needed. >>> a new study out today confirms what we've known for some time. americans are eating too much salt. many prepackaged foods are now getting healthier. >> arnold tries to keep salt out of his diet but facts should be apparent not easy. >> when i go in the super market i look at the package and is sodium. if the sodium is high i don't buy the food. >> packaged and restaurant foods are to blame for 80% of the salts in our diet. 21 food companies joined leaders in new york city to announce they lowered salt in their products. >> the efforts they've made to reduce salt are going to have a big impact on public health. >> most people co
by the taliban, for simply campaigning for the right for women to have an education. she has incredible poise yet at the same time seems to young. >> i can walk a bit, i can talk. i'm feeling better. it doesn't seem like i had a very big operation. >> reporter: it was in phage major surgery. the smashed part of her skill and a sophisticated hearing aid inserted where she had been left deaf in one side by the bullet. through the last piece of her surgery is expected, it may be sometime before she leaves hospital, possibly up to 18 months before she will be able to leave the uk. keira simmons, nbc news, birmingham. >>> a fund has been started to fund grants. >>> four rare animals are getting quite a bit of attention at a zoo in austria. four white tiger cubs born five weeks ago made that i public debut. these cubs weighed an average of 3 pounds each at birth, now gaining weight considerableably and getting healthier. zoo officials say they should do well, because their mom is willing to care for them. there are only 300 white tigers in the entire world now, all of them are in captivity. >> wow, the
teenager who was targeted by the taliban, is out of the hospital today. >> malala has undergone surgery to reconstruct her skull and restore her hearing. they placed a custom made plate over a hole in her skull and fit her for a cochlear impant. the militant group says they attacked her because she spoke out against their policy of ganning girls from going to school. malala says she'll keep campaigning for female education. and she's, quote, getting better, day boy day. vic, back to you. >> mary, thank you. >>> malala will continue her rehabilitation at her family's temporary home in birmingham. >>> an ohio man dies, trying to save the life of a boy, who fell into a frozen lake in ohio. the man saw the boy crawl in and onto his stomach to reach him. both plunged back into the frigid waters. dive crews rushed to the scene and pulled the 30-year-old man and the 5-year-old boy from the water. >>> the adult that went in to rescue the child was -- had its head still above water. our battalion chief tried to get out to get hold of the child. but was not
-year-old shot by the taliban. she issued her first video statement since being shot. she underwent surgery in england on saturday. the teen was targeted because she advocated for educational rights. doctors says her recovery has been amazing, but she still has a long way to go. at the live desk, i'm keith russell. >>> well, beyonce brought down the house last night. jennifer hudson tugged on some heartstrings. >> joining us live is access hollywood ease billy bush. let's talk beyonce, getting a lot of positive reviewses. what did you think about the performance and the announcement afc? >> i thought the perform yaw was great. i love that power walk. every supermodel is trying to do that. beyonce owns it. it was fierce from the beagainst ginning. she made a very clear statement. she did it in mer press conference when she sang acapella. as for kelley rowland and michelle williams, their microphones may have been on, but hashtag fix the mix, i thought they could have boosted the mikes. but beyonce definitely sang live. "halo" is a very slow balance lad and she nailed it. the only thi
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